Prayer amid Pandemic

Prayer amid Pandemic encourages and sharpens the church through telling stories of Christians whose faith were shaped by sickness and by praying with fellow believers around the world.

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What a Plague-Ravaged Village Knew About Eternity
Episode 10 | 22 min
What a Plague-Ravaged Village Knew About Eternity
An English town’s response to hardship in the 17th century offers a challenge to the global church today.
The Black Death Left Many Terrified. Not Catherine of Siena.
Episode 9 | 22 min
The Black Death Left Many Terrified. Not Catherine of Siena.
After a pandemic killed millions, one woman still boldly shared God’s love.
They Named a Pandemic After This Church Leader
Episode 8 | 22 min
They Named a Pandemic After This Church Leader
How a third century bishop’s response to the plague inspired the church.
What a Puritan Leader Learned About Disease Control from the Man He Enslaved
Episode 7 | 25 min
What a Puritan Leader Learned About Disease Control from the Man He Enslaved
Cotton Mather’s response to an outbreak in his community was inspired by Onesimus’s life story.
She Broke Barriers as a Female Surgeon. Then She Moved to Bangalore.
Episode 6 | 17 min
She Broke Barriers as a Female Surgeon. Then She Moved to Bangalore.
What drove this Southern Baptist missionary to spend more than 35 years in healthcare in India.
A Reformed Black Pastor’s Observations on a Pandemic and Racism
Episode 5 | 18 min
A Reformed Black Pastor’s Observations on a Pandemic and Racism
The Spanish influenza was afflicting everyone—regardless of skin color.
A 19th-Century Celebrity Pastor Frequently Found Himself an Invalid
Episode 4 | 14 min
A 19th-Century Celebrity Pastor Frequently Found Himself an Invalid
How London’s most popular preacher dealt with routine bouts of physical and mental illness.
‘All Shall Be Well,’ She Wrote. But There’s More to the Story.
Episode 3 | 20 min
‘All Shall Be Well,’ She Wrote. But There’s More to the Story.
What to know about the visions that this 14th century English saint received while she was ill.
Epidemic Tore Through John Calvin’s Geneva Five Times
Episode 2 | 15 min
Epidemic Tore Through John Calvin’s Geneva Five Times
The Reformer's theology informed his compassion for the afflicted.
Undeterred by an Outbreak
Episode 1 | 12 min
Undeterred by an Outbreak
How missionaries and local medical professionals fought a pandemic in this Western African nation.

Top Story June 1, 2020

A Nation on Fire Needs the Flames of the Spirit
A Nation on Fire Needs the Flames of the Spirit
As racism tears the country apart, the message of Pentecost can help the church find its voice.
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